Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
The Wal-Mart Local Giving Program is offering grants to organizations who work to improve hunger relief and healthy eating, increase sustainability, boost women's economic empowerment and spur...more
ONEHOPE, the social enterprise that raised more than $1 million for charity, is a good example of the triple-win philosophy that dabbles not only in cause-centric commerce, but injects the essence of...more
The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) honors the Fairfield County Community Foundation as one of 10 recipients in the country of the Secretary's Award for Public-Philanthropic...more
Katie Smith Milway contributes a Bloomberg post that has been adapted from her remarks at Babson College's 2014 Lewis Institute Social Innovator Awards.
Milway discusses how social entrepreneurs...more
Verizon returns its Powerful Answers award, a competition for startups that present $1 million in prizes.
It has already added a new startup category, which is transportation. With four...more
Bill McKenzie, an editorial columnist for Dallas News, looks at the reports released by Commit!, a research community serving as the backbone for Dallas County education.
Among the findings,...more
Daily Bread Ministries, a faith-based agency that runs the Greer Soup Kitchen, is raising funds to build a four-unit living facility where the homeless can live temporarily for a year.
A research team at the Centre for Charitable Giving made up of researchers from he universities of Newcastle, Exeter and Strathclyde, has conducted a major initiative to understand the experiences of...more